In case you own a tablet or a smartphone, one of the most fantastic ways to customize them is by installing an Android Launcher. Launchers provide many options, icons and themes for your device. They also offer complete control of how your smartphone performs when launching applications and switching screens.

Top Android Launchers for your smartphone/tablet

  1. APUS Launcher
APUS Launcher for subtle & sophisticated design is one of the most popular Android Launchers. The fantastic Pinko theme makes the Launcher more awesome. APUS Launcher combines custom icons, themes, and APUS own features to make it one of the best launchers to date. The app is free. APUS’ animations are at the top-notch.
  1. Hola Launcher
Hola is a simple, colorful and clever Launcher that has made a name for itself thanks to how economical the Launcher is. The original download comes in approximately 1MB in size. The app also comes with new app icons and a colorful interface. It is not only the Launcher size that is small, the power used by Hola is very slim. The Launcher also requires less RAM than some of the quickest Launchers.
  1. Buzz Launcher
The Launcher has left a positive mark on over 1 million user’s in the Play Store earning a 4.4 stars rating. Buzz has some of the best inventive and unique themes we have ever seen on Android. Buzz has become popular to those people who need a professional look for their smartphones and tablets. In case you need a radical appearance on your smartphone without using much effort to create it yourself, Buzz is unbeatable at this. You just need to download the Buzz Widget application to get more from it.
  1. Apex Launcher
This Launcher is best for the customization freaks. The Launcher is the one of the most popular custom launchers for Android phones and tablets. The launcher has over 10 million installs in the Google Play Store. It has an average rating of 4.3 stars. Like most fantastic launchers on the list, it offers endless, customization options, gestures settings, complete app drawer & home screen control, tons of themes, icons, transitions effects and launch animations. There is a paid Apex version that brings more features to the already formidable free Apex launcher.
  1. Action Launcher
Action Launcher helps keep your Android device tidy with fantastic organization. The launcher is a newcomer that has attracted attention in a very short period. The Action Launcher already has over 100 thousand installs on the Google Play Store. It also has a fantastic review rating which is 4.5 stars. It is possible to launch a one screen with a customizable drawer on the right side and a swipe-out drawer. There are also some folder actions for icons like Covers and Shutters (customizable widget banks). It also allows you to group similar applications inside folders but can still open the Cover icon application with a single tap.
  1. EverythingMe Home Launcher
This launcher learns from you. EverythingMe Home Launcher is in the beta phase so you may experience the occasion bug. However, over 1 million users have ranked it 4.5 stars. The thing that makes this launcher fantastic is that it can adapt to whatever you are interested in at that moment. This means that for every search there will be a different makeover of your smartphone which is brought along the search.
  1. Nova Launcher
This is every man’s launcher. It is a got it all launcher. To many Android fans, the launcher is referred to as the ‘Undisputed King’ of Android launchers. The Launcher holds a ‘hot spot on basically everyone’s phone. Nova launcher has over 5 million Google Play Store installs with an impressive average rating of 4.7 stars. The launcher is quite similar to the Apex Launcher but it is much of the go-to launcher for smartphone users not familiar with the launchers. You can’t go wrong with this launcher.
  1. Next Launcher: the wicked 3D launcher
Next Launcher is one of the coolest launcher available. This launcher has the best features. All the best features are not free. The premium version lacks that wow effect as compared to the free version. If you want a fantastic 3D effect download the free version and try not to upgrade the launcher.

View Comments

What's my model number?

There are several ways to locate your model number:

Option 1
On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
Option 2
Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
Option 3
Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool

Looks like you're using an ad blocker.

We get it: ads aren't what you're here for...

But ad revenue is our only way to manage this site. Without ad revenue we won't be able to continue to provide quality content and free firmware downloads.

Please disable your ad blocker or whitelist in order to continue into Updato's ad-light experience.

Thanks for your support!